6760: Haruko Sakata

6760: Haruko Sakata

Haruko Sakata

She was born on 24 November 1918. Her maiden name is Haruko Iwamatsu. She was a housewife. Her family includes Haru Iwamatsu (mother), Nichi Iwamatsu (father), Asao Sakata (husband), Ichiyo Sakata (daughter), and Toshi Sakata (daughter). Her home address is listed as No. 35 Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC naturalized Canadian. She was forcibly uprooted to Bridge River, BC.
Sex F
Date of Birth 24 November 1918
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations uprooted
Bridge River, BC
Reel
C-9368 (1806-1810)
Type Person
Custodian Number 6760
Name Haruko Sakata

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6760: Haruko Sakata

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Metadata Author: Jayson Jap
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